Furniture is made from a variety of materials through a series of technical processing, material is the material basis of furniture. Therefore, furniture design in addition to the use of functions, aesthetics and the basic requirements of the process, and materials are closely linked. To this end, the designer must make the following points:
1, familiar with the types of raw materials, performance, specifications and sources;
2, according to the existing materials to design excellent products, to make the best possible;
3, good at using a variety of new materials to improve product quality, increase the beauty of products, in addition to commonly used wood, metal, plastic, there are rattan, bamboo, glass, rubber, fabric, decorative plate, leather, sponge, fiberglass and so on. However, not all materials can be used in furniture production.